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Who left a database of emails, credit cards, plain-text passwords, and more open to the web this week? Tech Data, come on down!

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"Experienced suppliers already have the get out of jail clauses included in the contracts."

They may mitigate civil damages by passing them on to the customer but they can't override statutory requirements which will include criminal liability. In more enlightened jurisdictions consumer rights are also likely covered by statute, B2B less so.

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